Food Service Supervisor

City New Westminster
Job ID 2022-12656
General and Clinical Support - Food Services
Posting Date
5 months ago(12/21/2022 6:00 PM)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0545-1345, 1000-1800, 1200-2000
Days Off
Food & Nutrition Services
Salary at Time of Posting
$31.85 - $31.85 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Your experience will be of great value to our team and the clients we serve. Share our dedication to provide exceptional food services at our facilities and come join our enthusiastic and dynamic team! We currently have an exciting opportunity for a casual Food Service Supervisor to support the Food & Nutrition Services team at Royal Columbian Hospital located in New Westminster, B.C. If you like helping people and display excellent communication skills, then this rewarding challenge may be the perfect opportunity for you.


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. 


Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Food & Nutrition Services or designate, oversees the daily food service in all areas of the Food & Nutrition Department including supervising designated staff, maintaining and updating manual and computerized records such as the Master Staffing Schedule, performing related administrative duties and maintaining food standards by participating in quality assurance activities.


  1. Supervises designated staff by scheduling and coordinating tasks, checking work assignments and ensuring adherence to department standards and procedures; orients and trains new hires as required.

  2. Evaluates meals being served to ensure established standards of quality and quantity are maintained; oversees the preparation, portioning and serving of meals'' performs cooking and/or food service duties, as required.

  3. Provides support to Clinical Nutrition Services by writing/checking daily menus for patients on therapeutic and/or non therapeutic diets; processes diets orders and diet/meal changes and alters menus as required; updates diets, recipes and nourishment records; visits patients/residents regarding diet and food preferences/acceptance as needed.

  4. Plans, receives and checks food and supplies for the department; assists in inventory control and resolves invoice discrepancies with suppliers; processes purchasing invoices and places orders as needed.

  5. Oversees the storage of food and food-related items; receives and directs storage of supplies as necessary; establishes and assures maintenance of food rotations in storage areas, refrigerators and freezers to minimize spoilage and waste; ensures HACCP regulations are observed within all areas of the department.

  6. Writes and checks patient and resident menus according to diet prescriptions; visits patients/residents routinely regarding diet and food preferences and food acceptance, as assigned.

  7. Maintains statistical and budgetary records according to departmental guidelines; provides input into budget for assigned area.

  8. Completes payroll records, maintains and updates manual and computerized records such as staffing records, staff attendance records and food temperature.

  9. Continually evaluates safety and sanitation procedures for the department; updates procedures as required and participates in the departmental Quality Assurance Program.

  10. Performs other related duties, as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation from a recognized two year program as a Food Service Technician/Supervisor, plus one year of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current Food Safe Level II certificate.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to supervise.

  • Ability to organize work

  • Ability to operate related equipment.


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